Retail Marketing Manager

Marketing & Events, Manchester

Salary: From £35,000 - £40,000 + Company Benefits/Perks

We have a brand new opportunity for a highly experienced ‘Retail Marketing Manager’ to join a leading retail brand in Manchester. Reporting to the Head of Marketing this role will see you be the management of the marketing sub-team including budget management. The team delivers marketing services to ‘destinations’ with a specialism in retail and leisure locations.

The role will be a key part of the management team and will involve the day-to-day management and delivery of projects, products and services to client satisfaction against set budgets, marketing plans and sales targets. The role will also involve the day-to-day management of the marketing team.

Main Responsibilities

  • Responsible for team management and client oversight
  • Management of the Manchester sub-team (as part of the overall team structure for the UK)
  • Responsible for department forecasting and budget management.
  • Reporting into the Advisory Board.
  • Shared delivery of the marketing initiatives (Strategic Plan 2020-2021)
  • Oversight of all client marketing plans to ensure delivery is met.
  • Presentations to internal and external clients.
  • Oversight of relevant accurate client reports.
  • Assistance in development of digital services.
  • Leading on sub-team training requirements.
  • Manage and respond to budgets and budget planning requirements with management team.
  • Liaise with clients at all levels.
  • Interpretation and delivery of client briefs.
  • Understanding of marketing data and ability to translate into ROI information for clients.
  • Constantly look at how to include quality and innovation throughout the communications.
  • Understand and be aware of changes in communication channels and stay abreast of latest opportunities and trends in marketing and communication.
  • Client relationships.
  • Ensure compliant GDPR practice is applied in own job role.

Candidate Specification

  • Strong previous Marketing experience within Retail Marketing, Leisure and/or Property
  • Experience managing a marketing team
  • Excellent communication at all levels
  • Ability to read financial reports with experience of forecasting
  • Knowledge of planning and managing budgets with an understanding of financial performance
  • Ability to analyse and present marketing data
  • Project Management experience
  • Ability to work to team objectives, standards and values
  • Team player


  • CIM qualified
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Flexible and adaptable
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft packages

This role is on a full-time basis with flexibility on working hours required, based in Manchester. Regular national travel will be required (at company’s expense) and occasional overnight.